In School Curricula


EvanSTEM seeks to improve access and engagement for students who have traditionally underperformed or have been underrepresented in STEM programs.

EvanSTEM is a community collaboration that aims to connect and coordinate Evanston STEM education providers, including both school districts, Northwestern, the City of...


Genetics is one of the most challenging subjects to teach in Chicago Public School high schools. To address this need, the Silverstein Genetics Curriculum was developed with funds from the Center for Genetic Medicine Silverstein Endowment. This month-long curriculum was developed in collaboration with biology teacher Laura Decker...


Science Explorers is a tutoring and mentoring program at Mather High School. Following our successful Science Club model, Science Explorers pairs a scientist with a small group of students. This individualized attention encourages learning, academic growth and confidence in the students. Unique to this program, Explorers meet with...


Science Club Summer Camp, or SC2, is a practicum-based professional development program for Chicago Public School (CPS) teachers. The roll-out of the Next Generation Science Standards...


Beginning in spring 2011, SiS teamed up with Evanston Township High School (ETHS) to share authentic research techniques with more than 30 at-risk students. Once a month, nine Northwestern graduate student volunteers bring hands-on, small-group science activities to two of the school’s general biology classes, augmenting the...

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